Plymouth hosts Olympic torch event

The eyes of the world were fixed on Plymouth last night when the city hosted one of the first official Olympic Games events.

Crowds of around 40,000 people flocked to the Hoe to see the Olympic flame arrive. It was used to light a special cauldron marking the culmination of the day's festivities.

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Olympic Torch Relay

Follow the progress of the Olympic flame and watch interviews with torchbearers and sporting icons as it travels throughout the region.